Preble Receives Excellence in Tech Education Award

Preble Receives Excellence in Tech Education Award
Posted on 02/17/2022
Preble students with bannerCongratulations to Preble High School and instructor Wes Berndt for receiving the Excellence in Technical Education Award. Local 400, Mechanical Contractors Association, and Miller visited Preble on February 14, 2022 to acknowledge Preble High School for their commitment to welding and trades education. The school received a Miller 255 Multi-matic Welder to be used in class. Preble was chosen to receive this recognition out of 128 high schools in Local 400 jurisdiction.

In addition, Preble alumnus Grant Vander Loop came back to speak with students about careers in the trades on February 14. Grant is a 2nd year steamfitter apprentice at Tweet/Garot Mechanical. Grant secured his job two days after graduating from Preble, and had multiple job offers. He currently gets paid for his schooling while working at Tweet/Garot, and will be a journeyman steamfitter in 2024-25.
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